Stop Praising Kids And Do This Instead - Kiddie Matters
Praising kids can be harmful to their self-esteem and self-confidence. Research indicates that when kids are lavished with praise it leads them to develop a fixed mindset.
FREE! Parents Can Use this Free Growth Mindset & Coping Statements Poster With Children at Home!
Discouragement is normal. Everyone feels it. But it is one of surest stepping stones to success. When we feel discouraged, we are given the opportunity to develop a growth mindset, positive self-talk, self-efficacy, and a strong internal locus of control. Having a growth mindset is like having a compass which points to the "next step" when invariable mistakes and missteps happen. Having a growth mindset inspires us to get up, get creative, get to Plan-B (or C or D), get moving, and get…
4 TED Talks on Brain Training for Happiness, Decision-Making, and Changes in Gene Expression
You have in yourself so much power if you know where to look at and how to use it. Fortunately, these great TED talk speakers have shared their research and experience to help you achieve whatever …
Restorative Discipline is Not a "Program," It's a Mindset - The Teaching Experiment
Restorative discipline isn't a protocol, it's a toolbox full of strategies we can use to differentiate our teaching in order to help each individual child.
FREE Classroom Posters For Every Teacher
FREE Classroom Posters For Every Teacher, because we all teach Character Education! From Light Bulbs and Laughter.
Teaching Kindness with a Free Activity
Teaching kindness is always important! It's one of the most foundational social skills that we can teach children and teens. Use this post to learn about how to teach kindness with a free activity. #pathway2success
Mindfulness Brain Breaks: Classroom Management Coping Skills for Calm + Focus
Mindfulness for the classroom, home, or counseling office. Can be used as calming brain breaks at school.
Growth Mindset for students - Episode 1/5
Episode 1: A Secret about the BrainVisit https://www.classdojo.com/BigIdeas/ to find the full series and many wonderful resources, including discussion guide...
Fixed vs Growth Mindset
Why is that I had not read the book "Mindset" by Carol Dwek before? If you haven't read this book, I totally recommend it! In her book, Dr Carol Dwek uncovers the differences between two types of mindsets: the growth mindset and the fixed mindset. I had heard about the concepts in this book many times before so they were all familiar but a lot of them click deeper as I read the book. You can find the book here. Once again, I can't recommend this book enough. I want to start just by defining…
Mindfulness Breathing Exercises Teachers, Parents Can Use With Their Kids - Digital & Print Versions
BREATHING EXERCISES for YOUR TRAUMA SENSITIVE CLASSROOM, CALM CORNER, DISTANCE LEARNING or HOMEThe Breathing Exercises for Kids Book, Task Cards, Mindfulness Brain Breaks and Posters is now also in Google Slides™ for distance learning social emotional learning support. These exercises will help br...
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If you raise children with a growth mindset, it will set them on a path of resilience and grit in the face of challenges. There are simple tips to help!
Sesame Street: Janelle Monae - Power of Yet
When something doesn't work out right now, follow Janelle Monae's advice and don't give up because you'll learn how! Keep trying and you'll reach your goal b...
Hilarious Ted Talks for the Classroom – Engaging and Effective Teaching
*The list keeps growing - there are six now! Ted Talks are increasingly popular with educators for use with the faculty as well as the students. However, it can be tricky to find just the right talk for the occasion since there are so many available. There's also the problem of occasional profanity or inappropriate ...